Samsung starts expanding the January 2024 patch for Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 Series in Europe


Recently, the January 2024 security patch for the Galaxy devices was spotted in some regions. Now, Samsung has started expanding the update to European countries; however, in the latest update, no significant changes are coming, but it will offer strength to the security of the devices.

Notably, the January 2024 security patch for the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S22, and Galaxy S21 Series are coming with the firmware version numbers BWL3, DWL3, and FWL9 respectively. And it is expected to be available in more countries in the next few days.

For your information, the January 2024 security patch comes with a total of 80 fixes; of those, 75 are included by Google and 5 more are added by Samsung. The main aim of the update is to eradicate the security loopholes so the device can stay protected against external threats. For more information, you can also check out this article.

Moreover, sometimes the new security patch update also provides some additional improvement for the functioning of the devices, which significantly boosts the performance of the devices. To get the benefits, you should update the application to the latest version. To do that, you should update. You can go to the software update menu through the system’s main settings.


  1. When will the January 2024 security patch for the Galaxy S23, S22, S21 be available in all of Europe?

    Samsung has started rolling out the update for Galaxy S23 devices, but it will be expanded in the next few days.

  2. How many updates will Galaxy S23, S22, S21 devices are receive?

    Samsung has categorized the device as high-end so it will get four major updates and five years of minor updates. That means Galaxy S23 Series will received 4 OS and 5 Years Security updates.

  3. Will this update also address issues regarding cameras?

    Generally, the latest update for Galaxy S23, S22, S21 devices doesn’t bring any significant improvements for the devices, but sometimes it brings fixes under the patch, so you can try it to see if it fixes the issue.

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